Table 1

Baseline characteristics (in 2007) of the cohort and among differential smoking status

CohortRelapsed in 2009Quit smoking in 2009
n375556160
 Age mean±SD52.3±16.045.7±14.247.4±15.5
Sexn (% of category)
 Male1763 (47.0)31 (55.4)82 (51.3)
 Female1992 (53.0)25 (44.6)78 (48.8)
Marital status
 Single/divorced556 (14.9)7 (13.0)31 (19.9)
 Committed, not cohabiting131 (3.5)2 (3.7)9 (5.8)
 Married, cohabiting2871 (76.7)45 (83.3)116 (74.4)
Education
 Basic1688 (47.1)22 (40.7)65 (42.5)
 Middle971 (27.1)15 (27.8)51 (33.3)
 University928 (25.9)17 (31.5)37 (24.2)
Employment status
 Employed2019 (58.4)37 (71.2)98 (64.5)
 Unemployed169 (4.9)3 (5.8)10 (6.6)
 Student122 (3.5)1 (1.9)5 (3.3)
 Homemaker/paternal leave159 (4.6)2 (3.8)9 (5.9)
 Retired872 (25.2)4 (7.7)24 (15.8)
 Disabled119 (3.4)5 (9.6)6 (3.9)
Household income
 Low621 (20.6)8 (17.0)22 (16.5)
 Middle1855 (61.4)25 (53.2)80 (60.2)
 High543 (18.0)14 (29.8)31 (23.3)